Mingei & Arts

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    japanese antique ceramic soba choko

    circa: edo 1860 dia: 3″ height: 2-1/2″ price: sold #b2501

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    japanese taisho basket

    circa: 1920 material: bamboo region: kyoto dia: 22-1/2″ height: 22″ price: sold #b818

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    japanese antique boro tsutsugaki

    circa: edo 1860 material: cotton region: niigata prefecture width: 25″ height: 62″ price: sold #b855

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    japanese antique ceramic cha tsubo

    circa: 1880 region: shigaraki dia: 12″ height: 16″ price: sold #b870

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    japanese old metal lantern

    circa: 1920-30 material: metal area: kyoto width: 13″ height: 36″ price: sold #086

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    japanese antique ishi otafuku

    A rare stone otafuku お多福 era: meiji material: stone width: 27″ height: 11″ price: sold #024

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    japanese taisho shibori aizome

    shibori aizome 絞り藍染め circa: 1910-20 material: cotton width: 25″ length: 45″ price: sold #b852

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    japanese old tanuki and kaeru

    shigaraki tanuki and kaeru

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    japanese embroidery shishu

    nihon shishu 日本刺繍 with original frame circa: taisho 1910-20 material: silk thread width: 13-1/2″ framed height: 10-1/2″ framed price: sold

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    japanese taisho era shishu

    nihon shishu 日本刺繍 with original frame circa: 1910-20 material: silk thread width: 13-1/2″ framed height: 10-1/2″ framed price: sold

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    Japanese antique textile tsutsugaki

    edo era textile tsutsugaki with indigo dye (aizome 藍染め) circa: 1860 material: cotton region: niigata prefecture width: 30″ length: 52″ price: sold #b768

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    japanese meiji era tokoname ware

    tokoname yaki 常滑焼 circa: 1900 material: stoneware region: tokoname dia: 13-3/4″ height: 19″ price: sold #b761

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    japanese woodblock print

    artist: kiyoshi nagai 1911-1984 title: the fire side year: 1971 signature: pencil, lower right edition size: 147-25 width: 20-3/4″ framed height: 25-3/4 framed price: 395 #c219

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    japanese edo era hokkai bako

    circa: edo 1860 wood: hinoki (cypress) region: kyoto dia: 15″ height: 17″ price: sold #b733

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    japanese meiji era textile katazome

    katazome textile with design of chrysanthemums and karakusa. circa: 1880-1900 material: cotton width: 39″ height: 65″ price: sold #b809

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    japanese antique textile tsutsugaki

    edo era textile tsutsugaki with indigo dye (aizome 藍染め) circa: 1860 material: cotton region: akita prefecture width: 63-1/2″ height: 50″ price: sold #b768

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    japanese antique shigaraki pottery

    shigaraki tsubo 信楽壺 circa: 1880-1900 material: stoneware region: shigaraki dia: 9″ height: 12″ price: 450 #b756

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    Japanese wood carving of ebisu and daikoku

    ebisu(惠比須) is japanese God of the ocean and fishing folk. daikoku(大黑天)is God of the earth, agriculture, and rice. circa: edo era 1860 material: hinoki width: 4″ height: 7″ price: sold #b712

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    japanese old antique tsutsugaki indigo dye

    this is japanese edo era’s furoshiki 風呂敷 with aizome 藍染(indigo dye). circa: 1860 material: 100% cotton width: 52″ length: 60″ price: sold #b533

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    mizuno toshikata woodblock print

    artist: mizuno toshikata (1866-1908) title: hisagi onna (woman seller) woman of the bunan era (1444-49) from the series of thirty-six elegant selections signature: toshikata date: 1892 publisher: akiyama buemon format: oban width: 16-1/4″ framed height: 20-1/2″ framed price: sold #c208

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    japanese tsutsugaki indigo dye furoshiki

    depicts a bundle of noshi. noshi: is a short form of noshi awabi熨斗鮑, which literally means stretched abalone. in old japan, abalone meat was considered a gift of good fortune. tsutsugaki筒描: japanese traditional rice paste-resist dyeing technique on cloth, in which the paste is washed off after dyeing. furoshiki風呂敷: wrapping cloth. circa: 1900 material: 100% […]

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    japanese antique textile edo era tsutsugaki

    edo period textile tsutsugaki with indigo dye circa: 1860 material: cotton region: yamagata width: 36″ length: 54″ price: sold #b067

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    japanese antique door meiji era kurado

    circa: 1880 wood: hinoki (cypress) region: shiga width: 32-1/2″ height: 69-3/4″ depth: 1-1/4″ price: sold #b333

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    hiroshige woodblock print ukiyo-e

    artist: utagawa hiroshige (1797-1858) title: shono sudden shower from the series of the tokaido gojusan tsugi no uchi (53 stations of the tokaido road) dated: originally in about 1833. this re-carved edition was made in unknown date signature: hiroshige ga format: chuban yoko-e width: 15-3/4″ framed height: 12-1/4″ framed price: sold #d012

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    hiroshige woodblock print ukiyo-e

    artist: utagawa hiroshige (1797-1858) title: nagakubo from the series of the kisokaido rokujukyu tsugi no uchi (69-stations of the kisokaido) dated: originally in about 1837. this re-carved edition was made in unknown date signature: hiroshige ga format: chuban yoko-e width: 15-3/4″ framed height: 12-1/4″ framed price: sold #d012

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    japanese antique edo era mingei tetsubin

    circa: 1860 material: cast iron region: yamagata prefecture width: 8-1/2″ height: 6″ depth: 7″ price: sold #b706

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    japanese antique meiji era box with zougan art

    zougan is a traditional japanese work of art. wood patterns applied to object surface. circa: 1900 wood: hinoki (cypress) region: hakone dia: 12-1/2″ height: 5-1/5″ price: 145 #d012

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    hiroshige woodblock print ukiyo-e

    artist: utagawa hiroshige (1797-1858) title: kanbara, yoru no yuki (kanbara, night snow) from the series of the tokaido gojusan tsugi no uchi (53 stations of the tokaido road) dated: originally in 1833-34. this re-carved edition was made in unknown date signature: hiroshige ga format: chuban yoko-e width: 15-3/4″ framed height: 12-1/4″ framed price: sold #d011

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    hiroshige woodblock print ukiyo-e

    artist: utagawa hiroshige (1797-1858) title: tamagawa shugetsu (autumn moon at tama river) from the series edo kinko hakkei no uchi (eight views of the environs of edo) dated: originally in 1838. this re-carved edition was made in unknown date. signature: hiroshige ga format: chuban yoko-e width: 15-3/4″ framed height: 12-1/4″ framed price: sold #d010

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    japanese antique meiji era door

    circa: 1900 wood: hinoki (cypress) region: kyoto width: 33″ height: 50-1/4″ depth: 1-1/8″ price: sold #b350

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    japanese yukimi shoji door

    yuki-mi (雪見) in japanese means, literally, snow-see. each door has two sections, upper and lower. the lower section is made of glass and has a moving screen which sides up to show the outdoor scenery. this allows the choice of either privacy or a view. circa: 1930 material: hinoki wood & glass width: 27-1/2″ height: […]

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    japanese antique kone bachi

    this is for mixing and kneading buckwheat flour. circa: 1870 wood: hinoki (cypress) region: niigata dia: 20-1/2″ height: 5″ price: sold #a201

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    japanese taisho era furisode kimono

    formal kimono with yuzen-dyeing and fine touch of embroidery work. excellent condition. circa: 1920 material: silk width: 24″ back length: 62″ price: sold #d278

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    japanese taisho era kimono

    the refined techniques of double kasuri (ikat) creates the gorgeous pattern of morning glories. this is an unusual summer kimono with exellent condition. circa: 1920 material: sha silk width: 23-1/2″ back length: 57-1/2″ price: sold #d277

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    japanese antique door meiji era kurado

    circa: 1900 wood: hinoki (cypress) width: 43-12″ height: 69-1/2″ depth: 1″ price: sold #c067

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    korean antique mingei art

    circa: 1880 width: 17″ height: 34″ price: sold #d127